assimilate into

assimilate (oneself/someone/something) into

To blend into; to merge with. Can you please help assimilate our new student into the class? I've assimilated your suggestions into the existing curriculum. Do you think Sam will be able to assimilate himself into the group? He can be pretty standoffish.
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assimilate someone or something into something

to cause someone or something to be absorbed into something. (As when a person or thing joins a group.) We sought to assimilate Arnold into the community. The manager had to assimilate the new policies into the list of current ones. They assimilated themselves into the general population.
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She points out that multiculturalism can be a conversation about how different cultures become one, or how people do or don't assimilate into the dominant culture in the classroom.
I think Catholics can help them assimilate into the culture with discretion.
In these enclaves, they retain many aspects of Mexican culture and assimilate into American society at a slower rate than previous ethnic groups did; Mexican-Americans have been relatively slow to become citizens, and their children continue to underperform academically.
Yancey contends that many individuals, namely Asian Americans and Hispanic Americans, will likely be able to assimilate into the dominant culture and even be counted as white in the years to come, whereas African Americans will continue to experience a degree of alienation unmatched by other racial groups that reinforces their separation.
For those who are only Faintly aware of this world, it may be a little difficult to assimilate into the culture at first, but soon the threads of the story entangle the listener.
It was developed to assimilate into mid to high-end computer systems and connect to the host platform through a single device.
This world, Boyarin continues, existed until the late nineteenth century when Jews began to assimilate into Western society, a culture in which manliness was defined by "physical strength, martial activity and aggressiveness, and contempt for and fear of the female body.
What had originally been thought of as a "trip to the promised land," had been hampered by unemployment, racism and pressure to assimilate into Israeli society.
Surrealism or sur-realite ('superior reality') became a powerful means of revealing the unconscious, as practiced in Freudian psychoanalysis, of the colonized, who had suppressed their identification with Africa to assimilate into Frenchness.
One of the most pertinent issues that minority groups face is whether and how much they should assimilate into the majority.
Wilson recognizes the antithetical influences that define African Americans--the impulse to assimilate into white culture and the impetus to extricate and maintain a distinct black culture.
Since the post World War II period, especially with the relaxation of legal and social restrictions raised against them, Japanese Americans have tended to assimilate into American society, attaining more economic progress than many other minority groups.